President Zurabishvili issues 11 pardons for Independence Day

The President of Georgia is the only authorised person in the country who can pardon inmates. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 25 May 2019 - 10:53, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili has pardoned 11 individuals for the upcoming Independence Day, May 26.

Eight prisoners left the penitentiary facilities immediately on May 24.

The other four, including a female, were on probation and have been released from all restrictions.